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The Institute of Technology at Carnegie Mellon University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Michael Steidel
Application deadline (U.S. residents) December 31
Application fee (U.S. residents) $65
Application deadline (international students) December 31
Application fee (international students) $65

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master's and Ph.D.) 7,634
Total acceptances (master's and Ph.D.) 2,045
Overall acceptance rate 26.8% - Low

Master's Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 545 verbal
772 quantitative
4.08 analytical writing
 

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 588 verbal
779 quantitative
4.22 analytical writing
 
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required N/A

Department Contacts

Tepper School of Business collegetoppicks
Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bme.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-3955
bkerr@andrew.cmu.edu
 
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​cheme.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-2243
cheme-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu
 
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-5673
ce-admissions@cmu.edu
 
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-6327
apps@ece.cmu.edu
 
Computer science http:/​/​www.​scs.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-3863
applyweb@cs.cmu.edu
 
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-6327
apps@ece.cmu.edu
 
Engineering management http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​cit.​cmu.​edu/​etim/​
(412) 268-5626
etim@andrew.cmu.edu
 
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​materials.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-7574
ac65@andrew.cmu.edu
 
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-3175
meche-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu
 
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​ini.​cmu.​edu
(412) 268-7195
ini@cmu.edu
 
 

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,517
Master's (full-time) 1,107
Master's (part-time) 222
Ph.D. (full-time) 1,153
Ph.D. (part-time) 35

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 1,001
Total master's graduates 821
International master's graduates 60.3%
Minority master's graduates 16.1%
Female master's graduates 25.1%
Total Ph.D. graduates 180
International Ph.D. graduates 49.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 13.9%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.8%

Programs

96.2 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 11 3.3%
Chemical 16 5%
Civil 16 6.5%
Computer engineering 43 19.9%
Computer science 101 35%
Electrical 0 N/A
Engineering management 0 N/A
Environmental 0 N/A
Materials 17 4.6%
Mechanical 25 10.2%
Other 12 15.4%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 241
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 27

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $185,000,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 241
 

Engineering School Ranking

#7 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#27 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#14 in Chemical
#11 in Civil
#4 in Computer Engineering
#7 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#7 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#14 in Materials
#11 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 78
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.3
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 4.2
Overall acceptance rate 26.8% - Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master's and Ph.D. students) 777
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.8:1 - High
Ph.D.s granted 180
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $185,000,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $811,403
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 11.2%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,517
 

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,517

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 2,260
Minority students 10.0%
International students 64.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 257
Minority students 24.5%
International students 45.5%
 

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Michael Steidel
Financial aid phone (412) 268-2482

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $37,800 per year
Part-time: $1,575 per credit
Required fees $642 per year
Room and board $18,000
Books and supplies $2,500
Miscellaneous expenses $5,560

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 395
Teaching assistants 32
Research assistants 861
Other appointments 0
 


 

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